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    September 21, 2011
    12:00 - 12:30pm EDT  

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indictments for the police officers caught on tape beating a university of maryland student. >> what the department is saying today. i'm don scott. >> i'm jessica kartalija. here is what people are talking about today. the officers have been on administrative leave will face prosecution on assault and misconduct charges. mike hellgren reports on the unfolding investigation. >> reporter: the video made national news and prosecutors believe that several prince georges county police officers fabricated a story to blame the student. they say they assaulted him. this is the key piece of video that led to the indictment showing student skipping down the sidewalk, several officers rushed him and hit him in the head, torso and legs. it unfolded during a police
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response to a riot on the university of maryland campus following a victory last march. >> first degree assault, second degree assault, misconduct. >> reporter: the indictments follow a lengthy investigation. >> from day one, you watch the video and you can see a crime has been committed. anybody with any common sense can see that. >> reporter: the students grandfather, a former judge, pushed for criminal charges. >> they should go to jail. my opinion is that it was assault with intent to murder i or at a minimum assault with intent to maim. both are felonies in the state of maryland. >> reporter: the fbi investigate nod federal charges were not brought. the prince georges county police chief says he respects the grand jury's indictments and committed to ethical policing. mike hellgren, wjz 13 eye witness news.
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>> there is no immediate comment from the police union or the dieted officers. a busy morning for firefighters in fells point. crews were called to this fire on the 2000 block of fountain street at 7:00. no word on how the fire started. no injuries were reported. investigation is now underway. a middle river teen is facing serious charges after he is arrested for aiming a laser at a police helicopter. police say the 14 year old blinded the pilot by shining the laser in to the cockpit. the crew was able to pin point the house and direct police on the ground. the teen is charged with reckless endangerment and attempted assault. he has been released to his parents. they are finally free, just a little while ago in iran , the two american hikers released from jail and on their way home. ran ran is back in the newsroom with more on where they are now. good afternoon. >> media outlets confirm josh
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fattal and shane bauer were released to swiss diplomats after posting $1 million bail. they were arrested while hiking near the iraq-iran border. sharera shourd was released last year. they are on their way to o man. don, back to you. all three hikers maintain they didn't knowingly cross the border in to iran. president obama is in new york where he addressed the united nations general assembly. he spoke on the revolution in the arab world and palestine's plan to ask the u.s. for statehood. >> reporter: trying to avert a showdown, president obama told the united nations general assembly, now is not the time for palestinian statehood. >> there is no shortcut to the
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end of a conflict that endured for decade. peace is hard work. >> reporter: the president is trying to convince palestinian president not to ask for formal recognition of a palestinian state saying negotiations are the only way to achieve peace. >> ultimately is the israelis and the palestinians, must reach agreements on the issues that divide them. >> reporter: efforts to persuade him to dropped by may fail. the obama administration says the u.s. will veto if there is a vote. thousands cramed the streets to show their support for statehood. >> we think that it's bias towards israel and became an obstacle towards peace. >> reporter: talk of a separate state is sparking new clashes. in the west bank palestinians hurled rocks at soldiers while in another village, israelis living in the settlements
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showed they aren't going anywhere the president will try to convince both sides to head back to the negotiation where he meets with israeli and palestinian leaders. man yell gallegos. abass expected to present his bid for statehood on friday. authorities released the name of a 2 year old killed in prince georges county. it appears prince shot himself in the head after finding a ledded gun inside his family's apartment. his mother and uncle were home but in different rooms. no charges have been filed in the case. friends andlod ones will gather on buoy state to remember a slain classmate. phraser was murdered inside her apartment by her roommate, simpson, charged with stabbing phraser during an argument about music playing over an ipod. the full story has net to come
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out. many of you woke up to a foggy morning this morning. let's look outside. it's still pretty overcast and gloomy. >> good afternoon. hi everyone. look at first warning doppler, it's been primarily foggy, as we move in tonight the overnight and through tomorrow and friday, pretty much look what is coming our way. a bunch of rain out there. we are not going to be seeing all day long heavy rain or thunderstorms, but we are never going to clear the forecast out. look at the graphic for the next five days because of the low. over the great lakes, just going to be stuck there. not unlike the same scenario when the remnants of lee just kept moving through our area and couldn't get themselves off the east coast. moisture content, nowhere near what we saw with lee. gray showers and in the mid-
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60s. take a more detailed look at the week's end and weekend, first few days of fall season, how about that. comes up in our weather segment. shock me to say that, coming up shortly. graduate of goucher college is facing a big fine for illegally pulling music off of the internet. joe is ordered to pay $675,000 to the recording industry association of america which sued him for downloading and sharing 30 copy righted songs. he said he may have no choice but to file for bankruptcy. once again, slice of here is headed to broadway. a movie about charm city is making a shift to the stage. levinson is working out a musical version of diner. the comedy set in baltimore in the 50s will make debut next year. sheryl crow is working on songs and muse if i recollect the production. -- music for the production. it launched careers for bay
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con, mickey rourke and riser. >> i watched it a couple of weeks ago. still to come on wjz 13 at noon, final hours. one last attempt to stop the execution of troy davis. police release video of a courthouse shooting. see what happens, next. if you've been outside, you know another rainy day out there. how long will it stick around? marty bass will be back with the updated local forecast. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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advocates launching appeal to stop the execution of troy davis. defense attorneys filed an appeal with the georgia judge arguing the ballistic evidence used was faulty. the state's board rejected a bid for clemency who was convicted of shooting a police officer 20 areas ago. execution set for 7:00 tonight. police releasing chilling video of a courthouse shooting last week in arkansas. cameras rolling as the man walked in to a gum's expawfs immediately opened fire. the judge was not there but an office worker was shot in the leg. the gunman was killed during a
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shootout with police. unclear what prompted that shooting spree. nasa keeping a close eye on the sky as a dead satellite falls back to earth. they are trying to figure out where the 6-ton object will fall while most should burn up in the atmosphere, parts expected to reach the earth's surface. pinpointing where that will happen subpoena proving most difficult. >> we create the orbits, they are only accurate to a certain period of time. when you are talking off by 15 minutes can relate to a five to 7000-mile footprint difference. >> falling space debris never injured anyone or caused significant property damage and the odds of somebody somewhere on earth hit by this satellite is about 1 in 3200. >> one in 3200? >> you have a better chance of going to a golf course and hitting a hole in one than getting hit. >> i never had a hole in one.
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>> me neither. still ahead on wjz 13 eye witness news, another day of rainy, gray skies. not that golf day with more on the way your complete forecast is 2 and a half minutes away. first the midday stocks to be followed by the mega millions numbers. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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all right. clouds are flying low. >> we got this fog, mist, drizzle and ultimately rain coming our way. we have tropical storm ophelia. you can see ophelia's track is going to start to right from the get go make a run northwest towards the atlantic basin, by sunday passing north of vacation islands, about sunday night passing north of puerto rico. still, as tropical storm. right now it's not like conditions are ripe for anything to go. day is getting shorter. ocean is cooling off. nonetheless , there is a spaghetti model which i'm going to show you now which wants to
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bring ophelia, come on now, don't mess with me. spaghetti model wants to bring ophelia between bermuda and the east coast of the united states. we are going to watch this tropical storm over the next many days. maybe making a run not necessarily at us, but the atlantic basin. let's talk about the current weather. it's 65 degrees, going up 4 degrees. 9 3% humidity. barely a breeze. barometer is at 30.20. mid-60s. here 72. hagerstown 72. 73 easton. 70 degrees down at the ocean. 63 elkton. mid-60s columbia and kent island and rock hall at 72. here is this big deep area of low pressure, it's going to slide over the ohio valley and get cut off, just not move. it's going to be a long haul to get this thing out of here. doing what the remnants of lee
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did. lee was moisture packed. we were in a unrelenting river of rain. that's not necessarily going to be the case. this stalled to the west. thinkty forecast everyday is going to be occasional somehow i or thunderstorm with the high of -- shower or thunderstorm with high of 7 today. 66 tonight. tomorrow 82. the wettest day of the next five is friday, over the next five days, we can't collie clear it out all that well. lots of football on wjz 13 this weekend. ravens on the road on sunday, we are playing the rams in st. louis. see the game live at 4:00 here on wjz 13. on saturday , the maryland football turpins will welcome the owls at noon here on wjz 13. still to come on wjz 13, eye witness news, who says no pain, no gain, how doctors are trying to make it easier to get botox , the details coming up.
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wjz 13 is always on, here are the stories we are following. for updates of the news, and the first warning weather forecast, go to wjz.com. ,,,,,,,
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doctors may be able to take the pain out of botox treatments. instead of using needles,
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scientists developed a gel that can be rubbed on the skin. results from a study show the drug is affect i at getting rid of wrinkles around the eyes t it needs fda approval and for doctor-office use only. numbers reveal depressed people are like hi to have a vok. harvard researchers found people with depression have a 4 5% higher rate of stroke and 5 5% more likely to die of a vok. stroke. reminder, the great prostate challenge is this weekend. marty is hosting the event sunday. for more information, go to wjz.com or call the number on your screen. as part of our community commitment, a proud sponsor we are a proud sponsor of the great prostate challenge. check in with eye witness news today at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00, a miracle, a washington state child under water for 15
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minutes takes another incredible step at his recovery. it's a heartwarming story. join us for this story and the day's breaking news at 4:00. that's after dr. phil. please stay with us, our five day forecast is next. ,,,,,
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welcome back. let's look at the five day forecast. we can't clear it out over five
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days. what i've done is used a little bit, where is robert lang, from all of the fiction books? little bit lighter clouds with shower on saturday and sunday. more scattered, less frequent. friday the wettest day, monday, well, maybe back in to the soup. 82, 77, 76, 80 and 78. first weekend of fall right there. don't miss the prime time line up. episode of csi with ted danson on staff. stay tuned for eye witness news at 11:00. this noon, elkton colorado is making a rise. elk got a clothesline stuck on aptlers. locals asked agents to help, the clothesline will stay put for now. as long as he can eat and see , the elk will have to wait until he sheds his antlers later this
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year. >> maybe it's a fashion statement. >> poor thing. >> getting better reception than any other elk. >> that's right. this is true. >> thank you for watching eye witness news. maryland's news station. >> i'm jessica kartalija,. >> don scott,. >> i'm marty bass. see you on line, at wjz.com. medicare. it doesn't cover everything. and what it doesn't cover can cost you some money. that's why you should consider an aarp... medicare supplement insurance plan... insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. all medicare supplement insurance plans can help pay... some of what medicare doesn't, so you could save... thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket expenses. call now for this free information kit and medicare guide. if you're turning 65 or you're already on medicare...
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